Director Simon Blank has been in law enforcement for over thirty-two years, serving with local and state government in various positions.  He joined the Department of Financial Services, Division of Insurance Fraud in 1996.  In September 2013, Simon was appointed Director of the Florida Division of Insurance Fraud by the Chief Financial Officer. In 2016, the Division merged and Simon became the Director for the new Division of Investigative & Forensic Services.

Simon holds a bachelor in Public Safety and Security form Florida State University, is a 2014 graduate of the Federal Bureau of Investigation National Academy Session #257, the 55th Southern Police Institute Command Officer Development Course and Florida’s 50th Criminal Justice Chief Executive Seminar.  

Prior to starting a career in law enforcement, he served in the United States Air Force from 1982 through 1986. 

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